The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash along Interstate 76 in Portage County on Saturday afternoon, at a rest area..
Troopers say the crash happened at just after 2 PM Saturday at the eastbound rest area of I-76 in Edinburg Township.
The patrol says 57 year-old Frank Shackelford of Lake Geneva, Wisconsin was pinned against another semi-tractor trailer by his own truck, which had been parked behind the other semi and then rolled forward.
The preliminary investigation revealed that the emergency brakes in Shackelford's truck had not been engaged.
The driver of the other truck wasn't injured, and wasn't in his cab at the time of the crash.
The full investigation continues.
A truck driver was killed in a weekend crash.
Troopers in Stark County are investigating the accident that left a 48-year-old East Sparta man dead.
The Canton Post of the State Highway Patrol reports Sterling W. Samples traveled off the right side of the road, and struck trees on Downing Street.
Emergency crews found Samples partially pinned under the left side of the truck.
He was pronounced dead at the scene at 12:10 p.m. Sunday.
The accident remains under investigation.
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